What Can Be Recycled?


Food & Drink Cans

Including – food tins, drinks cans and loose steel lids from bottles and jars. These should be rinsed out but not crushed.


Including – Cardboard boxes, cardboard food packaging, carboard egg cartons, toilet/kitchen rolls and greetings cards without glitter.

Mixed Glass

Including – all types and colours except drinking glasses, Pyrex and window glass. Lids from jars and bottles can be kept on. Glass should be rinsed out but not smashed or broken.

Newspapers & Magazines

Including – Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, envelopes, paper bags, wrapping paper (Sellotape and other sticky tape should be removed), catalogues, telephone directories and Yellow Pages.

Plastic Bottles

Including – Plastic drinks bottles such as juice, water, milk and cordials. Shampoo bottles and household cleaner bottles such as fabric softener, washing liquid etc. Bottles should be emptied and rinsed but not flattened.

For all other recycling questions go to www.recycleright.org.uk